Superman: Ultimate Flight

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Superman: Ultimate Flight
Superman Ultimate Flight at Six Flags Great America 14.jpg
Superman: Ultimate Flight at Six Flags Great America
Six Flags Over Georgia
Park sectionMetropolis Park
Coordinates33°45′57″N 84°33′11″W / 33.765745°N 84.553045°W / 33.765745; -84.553045Coordinates: 33°45′57″N 84°33′11″W / 33.765745°N 84.553045°W / 33.765745; -84.553045
StatusOperating
Opening dateApril 6, 2002
ReplacedViper[1]
Superman: Ultimate Flight at Six Flags Over Georgia at RCDB
Pictures of Superman: Ultimate Flight at Six Flags Over Georgia at RCDB
Six Flags Great Adventure
Park sectionBoardwalk
Coordinates40°8′20.27″N 74°26′21.94″W / 40.1389639°N 74.4394278°W / 40.1389639; -74.4394278
StatusOperating
Opening dateApril 17, 2003
Six Flags Great America
Park sectionOrleans Place
Coordinates42°22′16″N 87°56′03″W / 42.371051°N 87.934265°W / 42.371051; -87.934265
StatusOperating
Opening dateMay 3, 2003
ReplacedShockwave
General statistics
TypeSteel – Flying
ManufacturerBolliger & Mabillard
ModelFlying Coaster - Superman
Lift/launch systemChain lift hill
Height106 ft (32 m)
Drop100 ft (30 m)
Length2,759–2,798 ft (841–853 m)
Speed51 mph (82 km/h)
Inversions2 (1 non-vertical)
Capacity1100-1500 riders per hour
G-force3
Height restriction54 in (137 cm)
TrainsTwo (Great America and Great Adventure) or three (Over Georgia) trains, with seven (Over Georgia) or eight (Great America or Great Adventure) cars. Riders are arranged four across in one row for a total of 28 (Over Georgia) or 32 (Great America or Great Adventure) riders per train.
Flash Pass available

Superman: Ultimate Flight is a steel roller coaster designed by Bolliger and Mabillard.[2] It has been installed at three Six Flags theme parks around the United States. These are Six Flags Great Adventure, Six Flags Great America and Six Flags Over Georgia. Another park, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom has a shorter version with a more twisted course.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. O'Brien, Tim (December 16, 2002). "Six Flags Ships Schwarzkopf". Amusement Business. 114 (50): 8.
  2. Alex Bove. "SUPERMAN: ULTIMATE FLIGHT". Ultimate Rollercoaster. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
  3. "Six Flags Discovery Kingdom's New 2012 Roller Coaster — Superman Ultimate Flight". The Coaster Critic. 2 September 2011. Retrieved 17 December 2014.